Editions for The Feather Pillow / El almohadón de plumas: (Kindle Edition), (), (), (Paperback by Horacio Quiroga First published July 10th Horacio Quiroga () is regarded as one of the originators of Latin America’s short story. El almohadón de plumas. El almohadón de plumas. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Horacio Quiroga, (Salto, – Buenos Aires, ) Narrador uruguayo radicado en Argentina, considerado uno de los.

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Alicia stopped fainting but she continued to move visibly towards death.

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Fiore rated it liked it Nov 24, The daily fluffing of the pillow without a doubt had slowed its progress at first, but ever since the young woman stopped moving the sucking went at a dizzying speed.

Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes. Jordan ran into the room. Refresh ce try again. Open Preview See a Problem?

Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed. Without a doubt she would have wished less severity in their rigid heaven of love, more expansive feeling with cautious tenderness, but the indifferent countenance of her husband always restrained her desires.

They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email.

No trivia or quizzes yet. She came down with a slight attack of influenza that dragged on insidiously for days and days; Alicia never seemed to recover. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Noura Ragab rated it liked it Jun 20, The doctors returned in vain.


The top feathers flew into the air, and the servant let out a scream of horror with her mouth wide open, her hands flying up to both sides of her face. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. The servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at the pillow for a moment in surprise.

Fatima rated it liked it Dec 07, He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen. Return to Book Page. Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Adriana rated it liked it Sep 24, The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking. Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy.

One night she suddenly transfixed her gaze. Thank you for the kind words.

El Almohadón de Plumas

The house in horavio they lived had little effect on her shivers. Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness. The bite was barely perceptible.

Lizeth Cuevas rated it liked it Apr 26, The carpet drowned out his steps. Gino rated it liked it Apr 21, Most thorough and appreciated. Carmen rated it liked it Feb 19, Her twilight terrors came now in the form of monsters dragging themselves toward the bed and climbing up her quilt arduously. Without knowing why, Ek felt his hair stand up.

For three months—they had been married in April—they lived a special kind of joy. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


El almohadón de plumas

There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out day by day, hour by hour, without even knowing why. Email required Address never made public. He also excelled in portraying mental illness and hallucinatory states.

Alicia was fading away in a sub delirious state from the anemia, worse in the afternoon but that always let up in the early hours. Trivia About The Feather Pillo He wrote stories which, in their jungle settings, use the supernatural and the bizarre to show the struggle of man and animal to survive.

Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless. During the day her plumass never advanced, but each morning she woke up livid, in and out of consciousness.

She looked indifferently from one side to the other. Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, At last, Alicia died. Did you translate this? Hljo rated it liked it Jul 17, He horaccio back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance. That was the last day that Alicia was able to raise herself up.